Shots fired at off-duty officer in Chatham, Chicago police say

ByABC 7 Digital Content Team WLS logo
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An off-duty Chicago police officer was shot at Wednesday morning in the Chatham neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.

Chicago police said someone in a four-door sedan fired shots at the officer while he was inside his vehicle in the 8300-block of S. Lafayette Ave around 10:21 a.m.

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The 31-year-old off-duty Chicago police officer was not stuck by gunfire, but the shots damaged his vehicle's rear passenger window, according to police.

Police did not share a description of the vehicle and the suspect fled the scene.

No one is in custody, police said. Area Two detectives are investigating.